Imagine it’s going to be another hot day with high humidity, and you’re counting on your AC to provide nice cool air in your home. Unfortunately, your system doesn’t seem to be working today, and it’s getting warmer and more uncomfortable in your home. Midsummer days in Tallahassee need a good, working AC system.
When the AC Makes Noises
If you turn on your AC and it starts making noises, you know right away something is wrong. You hear your AC all the time, so you know what it sounds like when it’s working properly. Be aware of an issue if you odd sounds, including:
- A bubbling or a hissing sound that may mean there is a refrigerant leak
- A moaning noise that can mean something is bumping into something else
- A clanging noise that could mean there is a loose part or screw
- A grinding noise that could mean the fan is hitting something it’s not supposed to hit
Any of those noises are a signal to call for help. Problems are always better fixed early, before they turn into a larger, more expensive problem.
When the AC Is Just Not Working Correctly
If you have to keep lowering the temperature on the thermostat, but it doesn’t seem to be getting any cooler, in fact, it seems warmer, then something is wrong. When your AC is not working as efficiently as it used to, it’s not something you just have to adjust to. It’s the sign of a problem that needs fixing.
When the AC Is Older
If your AC is over 10 or 15 years of age, it’s really past its prime. It’s not going to work as nicely as it has previously because it’s just too old. It’s time for this AC to go into retirement and for you to be introduced to a new, more energy-efficient model that can do the job. This situation is not something we want to face, but in the long run, you’ll be more comfortable with a new AC.
When It Has Water Leaks
If your AC unit has pooled or dripping water on the ground, this is a sign that it needs help. Depending on where your AC is located, indoors or outdoors, this water (which is condensation and that shouldn’t be happening) can lead to water damage in your home.
When the AC Starts Smelling Bad
Bad odors coming from your AC is a sign of microbial growth inside the unit. It must be cleaned to prevent the odors from becoming worse. Payne’s Heating & Air can handle this problem and all the other problems with same-day service and professional technicians.
Call Payne’s Heating & Air today for repair, maintenance, or a new installation. Our professional staff is standing by to make your home comfortable once again.